1964 Chateau Margaux grand vin premier grand cru classe
179 Ratings
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179 Ratings
1964 Chateau Margaux grand vin premier grand cru classe

Wine Description

(From 2007 Vintage) Medium bright ruby. Compellingly perfumed nose of boysenberry, cassis, graphite, licorice and violet. Suave on entry, then imploded in the middle and extremely slow to show itself. Very pure, understated black fruit, licorice and bitter chocolate flavors are like an essence of cabernet. Savory rather than particularly sweet: there's nothing easy or obvious about this wine today. A dry and classic style; the tannins are tight for a young Margaux but not hard, and the finishing flavors are vibrant and perfumed.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2006 Vintage) Bright ruby-red. Blueberry, boysenberry and violet on the pure nose. Lively and minerally on entry, then really expands in the middle palate to show terrific density with any loss of clarity. Wonderfu...

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Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2006 Vintage) Rating: (93-95) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 170 on Apr-07
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2007 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2010
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2003 Vintage) Rating: 100/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2004
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1978 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 88 on Aug-93
  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 1998 Vintage)